Tips for Success in the Courtroom

Tips for Success in the Courtroom

September 9th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

Decisions made in court can have an enormous impact on a person's life. People who are dealing with issues related to a court appearance of any kind should keep certain things in mind. This will help them move from a successful application for bail, to success in the courtroom, as well as in front of any jury. It is important to have the ability to meet deadlines during the filing of your claim or defense and bring admissible evidence and witnesses. A well-prepared case with supporting documentation and evidence, is one that is likely to result in the desired outcome. Below are a few simple tips that can help you feel confident knowing you’ve done all to prepare for a potentially life-changing event.

counterfeit goods

What happens if you sell counterfeit goods?

September 3rd, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

A free market serves as the foundation for commerce. Sellers are free to offer items to an awaiting market and buyers can purchase such items, freely. However, certain rules govern this market; counterfeiting regulations are crucial to ensuring compliance with the law. The counterfeit goods law was established to protect those who participate in the free market. For example, buyers, sellers, companies, and individuals who’ve spent years developing their brand, are protected against trademark infringement. The design of this law ensures that all items for sale are made to certain standards and if someone engages in trademark infringement, the original creator has recourse under the law. If you or someone you love has been accused of selling counterfeit items, you may face selling counterfeit goods penalties; luckily, you have the right to seek bail.

Pleading Guilty

Pleading Guilty: What Happens in Court

August 29th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

A court case involves many different steps and may include a plea bargain. When a defendant decides to accept a plea bargain, they’re agreeing to pleading guilty to a crime. Important factors to examine when considering a plea bargain are whether the defendant has an existing criminal record and the severity of the crime. After a plea bargain pursued, sentencing may result in various circumstances. The defendant whom has plead guilty, may face a series of sanctions ranging from the paying fines, the suspension of a driver's, and/or professional license, court-ordered restitution, and may require jail or prison time.

California Laws Against Bad Checks

California Laws Against Bad Checks

August 19th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

In California, it is illegal to knowingly issue a check from an account that has insufficient funds to cover it. Under penal code 476a, passing bad checks in the amount of $950 or less is a misdemeanor and punishable by imprisonment for up to one year. When the total amount of the bad checks is greater than $950 or the drawer has priors for check fraud or forgery, prosecutors may file the charge as a bad checks felony. Like any serious charge, a bad checks felony could result in a substantial prison sentence.

Reckless Driving Laws

California Reckless Driving Laws

August 15th, 2019 | Written by Bail Bonds Blog

A reckless driving traffic violation is considered a major offense with serious repercussions. Reckless driving in California is treated as a more serious offense than careless driving, improper driving, and driving without care and attention. If you're charged with reckless driving, you could face time in prison or revocation of your driver's license. A bail bondsman might also be assigned to your case to ensure that you appear in court.

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